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March 13, 2019 - 4:58 am
The FBI announces the culmination of Operation Varsity Blues, the bust up of an international college admissions scheme, involving bribery, faked tests and faked athletic prowess; Fox News' Molly Line reports from Boston. Watch the latest video at
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March 11, 2019 - 8:04 pm
Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of music's most memorable opening riffs on the Ronettes' "Be My Baby," died Monday. Blaine died of natural...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2007 file photo shows music producer Phil Spector's mansion on Grand View Drive in Alhambra, Calif. The hilltop Los Angeles-area mansion where Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is for sale at $5.5 million. The chateau known as "Pyrenees Castle" sits on 2.5 acres (1 hectare) in Alhambra. Spector is serving 19 years to life after his murder conviction in Clarkson's death, found shot to death in the foyer of the 8,700-square-foot (808-square-meter) home. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog, Pool, File)
March 11, 2019 - 7:50 pm
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The hilltop Los Angeles-area mansion where music producer Phil Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is for sale at $5.5 million. The Daily News reported Sunday that the walled French-style chateau known as "Pyrenees Castle" sits on 2.5 acres (1 hectare) in Alhambra...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2019 - 10:46 pm
Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians say they are on strike after contract talks broke down. They say in a news release that picket lines will form starting at 8 a.m. Monday. They say management is still trying to reduce their pension benefits after nearly a year of negotiations. The musicians...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, file photo, Frankie Shaw arrives at a premiere in Los Angeles. In an announcement Friday, March 8, 2019, Showtime said the comedy series "SMILF" has been canceled. The announcement comes after a Hollywood Reporter story in December that detailed allegations of abusive on-set behavior and violation of industry rules by the show’s creator and star Shaw. Shaw denied the allegations, saying she sought a safe and healthy set environment. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 09, 2019 - 5:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Showtime has canceled the comedy series "SMILF" after two seasons, and ABC studios, which produces the show, has suspended a development deal with its creator, star and executive producer Frankie Shaw. The dual announcements Friday came after a December story in The Hollywood...
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This undated illustration provided by Tinder/Emojination shows new variations of interracial emoji couples. In the world of emojis, interracial couples had virtually no options in terms of skin tone. But the emoji gods, otherwise known as the Unicode Consortium, recently rectified that, approving 71 new variations. Using six skin tones already available for one-person emojis, vendors such as Apple, Google and Microsoft will now be able to offer couples of color. Additions are expected later this year. (Tinder/Emojination via AP)
March 08, 2019 - 5:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1664, Maryland passed the first British colonial law banning marriage between whites and slaves. An 1883 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that state prohibitions on interracial marriage don't violate the Fourteenth Amendment held for more than 80 years. While such impediments to...
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March 08, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Actor Jan Michael Vincent, known for starring in the television series "Airwolf," has died. He was 73. A death certificate shows that Vincent died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 10, 2019, in an Asheville, North Carolina, hospital. The certificate signed by a doctor says he died of natural causes and no...
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March 06, 2019 - 4:38 pm
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. In a video posted online Wednesday, the 78-year-old said he was announcing his illness directly to "Jeopardy!" fans in keeping with his long-time policy of being "open and transparent." Trebek said he...
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Rex royalty take an extended pause in front of the charred carcass of a St. Charles Avenue mansion to make a toast, carrying on a tradition that began in 1907, at a house that looms large in krewe and Mardi Gras history in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Chris Granger/The Advocate via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 5:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From children clamoring for tossed strands of beads, to revelers dressed up as "blind referees" poking fun at the NFL, to high school bands marching down the street, people in New Orleans celebrated Fat Tuesday with flair and fun. Mardi Gras season began Jan. 6 and featured weeks...
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March 04, 2019 - 12:13 pm
A publicist for Luke Perry says the "Riverdale" and "Beverly Hills, 90210" star has died. He was 52. Publicist Arnold Robinson said that Perry died Monday after suffering a massive stroke. Robinson says Perry's family and friends were with him when he died. Among them were his children, siblings,...
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